A minor earthquake magnitude 3.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Maria Antonia in Puerto Rico. The 3.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:44:16 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8605° West, 17.8961° North, depth 12 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/07/20 / 2020-07-23 04:44:16 / July 23, 2020 @ 4:44 am UTC/GMT. Event id: pr2020205000. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b2fi, pr2020205000. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dorado, Campanilla, Toa Baja (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Puerto Rico (c. 3 917 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 29 km (18 miles) from Ponce (c. 152 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Mayagüez (c. 78 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Arecibo (c. 49 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Vega Baja (c. 29 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Barceloneta (c. 22 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Guayama (c. 21 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days two hundred and fourty-seven and in the last 365 days two thousand, four hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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